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% of the u.s. we have a mississippi drought significantly challenging commerce in the area. we have record low arctic sea ice. we had hurricane sandy and the national climate assessment report says this, quote, summers are longer and hotter and periods of extreme heat last longer than any living american has ever experienced. winters are generally shorter and warmer. rain comes in heavier downpours though in many region there is are longer dry spells in between. obviously the news is not good. that's a combination of over 100 scientists that agree to that. that report is coming out soon. let's bring out an expert, michael brun. i take it you're going to one of the balances. >> i am, cenk, thank you for having me on the show. >> cenk: no problem. maybe you got dressed up for us, which would be awesome. you would be the first. all right, let's talk about the president's speech on climate change. let me give you one more clip, michael, and get you're assessment of this. >> obama: the path towards sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. but america cannot resist this t
the united states and now it's costing business in mississippi. and then we have a person who is an activist for the dream act and then all of a sudden her mother gets picked up by the authorities. get a look at this reaction. [ sobbing ] >> cenk: she's going to be on the show today. and then finally here we go again, another republican talking about legitimate rape. >> it is true. we tell couples all the time who are having trouble consuming because of the woman not ovulating, just relax. >> cenk: now wait until you find out the number of women who get pregnant because of rape in america. it's a stunning number. this is a stunning show. go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: all right we got some good news about afghanistan, and the good news is we're leaving. president obama met with hamid karzai, the leader of afghanistan. >> the forces i have ordered to afghanistan have served with honor. they've completed their mission and as promised will return home. the transition is well under way, and soon nearly 90% of a begans will livea--afghans will live in areas where afghan forces have control o
for having me. >> michael: kate, we read so much about mississippi. mississippi used to have 14 abortion clinics. now it just has one. how in 2013 does something like that happen? >> well, you know, it's a cumulative effect. it's in the early 80s that it had 14, but now the state has put on restriction after restriction. they have rules that you can't have an abortion after 16 weeks you have to have permission if you're a minor. it forced clinics to close. now you have just one clinic and that is under threat of being closed for the next few weeks. >> michael: that clinic is staffed by a doctor who flies in to work there. it just seems that it's so arcane, the laws that they have there. it doesn't mean that abortion is going to go away. it means that women will leave that state and have an abortion in another state. you spoke with a woman who wanted an abortion. i want to listen to what she had to say. >> so what brings you today? >> well, really it's not a good thing. i have two 11-year-olds who are nine months apart. i have a 7-month-old. my oldest are having to go without. it's really
, and thousands more have come there mississippi, which has some of the loosest gun laws in the nation. of the 20,000 guns confiscated in chicago in the last decades one in ten game from mississippi. so how successful can the local laws be in the absence of a national strategy. >> obama: i wanted to first start off by expressing my concern and sympathy to congressman rush for the recent tragedy where his son got shot. our prayers are with him, and i'm hoping that everything turns out for the best there. >> jennifer: and tragically congressman rush's son died. he was just 29 years old, killed by two gunmen on the streets of chicago. this year, now president obama addressed the same issue at his second inauguration. >> obama: our journey is not complete until all of our children from the streets of detroit to the hills of appalachia to the quiet lanes of newtown know that they are cared for and cherished and always safe from harm. >> jennifer: sadly our children are not safe from harm. in fact, a 15-year-old girl who performed at that inauguration was killed yesterday by a sh
rights leader medger everies in jackson mississippi, in front of his wife and children, by a back-shooting coward by the name of byron beckwith. she pursued the case for 30 years and got a brave attorney to take her case. it was made into movie called " "ghosts of mississippi." she has been a stalwart, stubborn, wonderful lady who dedicated herself to getting justice for her husband and finally got it. and remarkably this is the first time a non-clergymen or non-clergy person has been allowed to give the invocation at a presidential inaugural. i think it's terrific. i think it to put her in the spotlight is a great thing. >> jennifer: well, i think it is a great symbol as well, and i appreciate, as always, your insights, and you are one of our favorite columnists, so thank you, charlie for sharing with us. charlie pierce of "esquire" magazine. health insurance companies were given an inch. now they're taking a whole yard. they just cannot seem to help themselves. we'll hear about that. later, just how unpopular is congress these days? would you believe that cockroaches are more ap
now in the state of mississippi there is one clinic in the entire state serving one is one of the poorest populations with the highest maternal mortality rates in this country. that governor and that legislature is determined to close that only clinic. we've got to be vigilant. we've got to fight. we have public opinion on our side by the way. even in a state like mississippi. we beat the person hood initiative 58-42. we beat the public. what we don't have are the governors and state legislatures and governors. we have to keep fighting. >> kathy spillar. thank you for coming on. i really appreciate it. coming up we have oprah winfrey interfere with lance armstrong. >> were you just being your cocky, jerk self doing the tweet with you lying with all the jerseys? very, very excited about that and very proud of that. >>beltway politics from inside the loop. >>we tackle the big issues here in our nation's capital, around the country and around the globe. >>dc columnist and four time emmy winner bill press opens current's morning news block. >>we'll do our best to carry the flag
also failed in several states including mississippi. yes, that mississippi did not pass this personhood bill. but failure does not deter the extreme right. which also brings us to immigration. while the american people clearly voted against mitt romney's immigration policy featuring self-deportation, something his great granddad did to keep winders full of wives some moved forward anyway. kansas secretary of state kris kobach who is no stranger to some would say racist immigration policies. this is the fine patriot who wrote alabama and arizona's immigration laws and it doesn't get more backwards thinking than those. now mr. kobach is hoping kansas's more conservative legislature will consider one of four anti-immigration bills despite several similar bills being stalled by the state last year. it is almost as if these guys don't realize that no means no. joining me now to try to make sense of the senseless i'm so happy to welcome rachel sklar founder of the list, a hub for women in technology. comedian pappas and mr. jim david, comedian and author of "you'll be swell." welcome. >> happ
and federal level. >> jennifer: the last abortion clinic in mississippi is on the verge of shutting down because state lawmakers have made the requirements for it to operate so onerous, and the governor said last week my goal of course is to shut it down. so what does roe v. wade mean if states can do this? >> it's no longer ago the legality of it and access to care that women seek. what is sad about these politicians is that they don't believe that women can make this decision with their family and their doctors. they believe that politicians should make these decisions. so women, men, and families have to say enough. state out of our business and we have connect the personal to the political, and until states elect governors and legislators that are going to advance pro choice values we're going to see this kind of activity. fundamentally elections matter. >> jennifer: right and in the off years often democrats do not come out to vote. which is why these all of the governors took over in 2010 and that's why you are continuing to see all of these bills come forward. yet
. >> stephanie: alabama. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] if you have to guess -- mississippi? alabama? >> one of those. first two guesses for right wing nimrods proposing ridiculous things. arming teachers, despite opposition from school officials. oh boy. alabama lawmakers state representative carrie rich please and thank you plans to arm teachers and principals next week despite the opposition of school administrators and oh, here's an added bonus to his plan. it does not seem to provide for any training. >> oh, great. >> because that would cost money. >> who's going to buy the firearms for all of the teachers? >> stephanie: i think he's a little doughy -- >> don't they need some time to actually get acquainted with the gun? use it -- maybe do some target practice? >> stephanie: no no. >> more than once a year? >> stephanie: anyway, love this piece by elizabeth rosenthal. we'll post it. more guns equals more killings. >> it is already posted on your facebook page. [ ♪ magic wand ♪ ] >> stephanie: it is like magic! seriously, when all of this first happened and we looked at all of the st
are in chicago, they said the majority of guns come from mississippi -- >> and indiana. >> stephanie: yeah, it's all the things they try to say see there's gun laws there and that doesn't work. >> that's a red herring. >> where in germany are you -- >> stephanie: oh sorry. we're out of time. seventeen minutes after the hour right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> announcer: she is the life of though democratic party. ignore the lamp shade. it's the "stephanie miller show." he was a hollywood golden boy fighting a losing battle with his dark side. of all the hours in all his days, these are the ones you'll never forget. ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ watch what you say, they'll be calling you radical, a liberal, oh, fanatical, criminal ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." they will be calling you the c word that's for sure. when you are featured on the fox news. wow. howedy new fox news viewers. wow, this -- this gun thing really brings the -- oh let's just say emotion to the floor. >> and all of the boys to the yard. >> stephanie: right. right. [ sighs
measures into their own hands. in mississippi for one house speaker phillip gunn says he will block any federal measures limiting second amendment rights from being enforced in his state. and mississippi state rep chris brown says he is drafting legislation to say that any firearms manufactured there will not fall subject to federal guidelines. down in texas, attorney general greg abbott spoke out yesterday. he said what happened in connecticut was a horrible tragedy but he also said this. >> is it appropriate to have politicians to overreact and take actions that are both counterproductive and unconstitutional. >> abbott says he is prepared to make sure politicians don't strip away second amendment protections. in kentucky, rand paul also saying he'll challenge obama's executive action there laying out a plan to nullify the orders. more bill press up after the break. stay with us. i want the people who watch our show, to be able to come away armed with the facts, and the arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to have the passion.
at abortion rights. and the scary thing is it has been working. south dakota, north dakota, mississippi. the key thing don't just vote in the presidential election but vote in state and local elections. a lot of women and general voters forget it's just as important. >> jennifer: if you don't believe that, look at 2010 when people didn't come out in those state elections and look what we got. keli goff. you're awesome as a possum as my girls would say. >> i love that. >> jennifer: thank you my dear. up next, the best of the rest, our daily affirmations for progressive thinkers. and then brett erlich on the subject that is less mentally taxing. >> coming up, motown's billy is back again but you'll never get where. don't go away. thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. (vo) she's joy behar. >>current will let me say anything. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> jennifer: all right, let's check in with our progressive brother in arms, michael shure of the "the young turks" sitting in for cenk uygur. michael, what are the battles you're waging
than it was used in the antebellum south in mississippi in 1858, then feel free to make that case. but no one is actually making that case. in other words what they're actually saying that i should soften it. they're saying i should lie. they're saying i shut whitewash they're saying i should massage. i never do that when it comes to my characters. >> john: oh joining me now to discuss "django unchained"," is tricia rose and anthea butler author of the article, does "django unchained" get the history of slavery right? >> is it fair to criticize a film that one hasn't yet seen? >> there are many ways to criticize a film. first of all i think spike lee should be credited enough with the fact that he knows enough about cinema and quentin tarantino to figure it out. he probably read the screen play which is what tavis smiley did your previous guest and a friend of mine whose position i completely respect and admire. we have to hold sometimes very principled positions based on a variety of factors. i don't think it's the only way to challenge the situation. i, in fact did see the movie
't know. i was in the south in mississippi and georgia during those days. i knew dr. king. i think that the strongest memory i have in that time, from 1960 to the day i stood at the washington monument when dr. king gave that speech, the strongest memory is i can't remember anyone even voicing the idea that somebody named barack obama would become african-american president for the first time in our nation's history. i don't know if king dreamed it. i don't know if anyone has researched that, but that came to pass more rapidly than many of us maked imagined possible. >> john: i can't stop that. i just hope the speech inspires the next generation. activist and author kristal brent zook and political activist tom hayden. thank you both for being here this evening. >> thank you. >> john: saturday was gun appreciation day and it was a very good day for my panel of comedians coming right up. the pomp, the circumstance the insight and analysis. current tv presents the presidential inauguration plus insight into obama's second term. only on current tv. >> john: many americans spent the w
's like? it's like saying okay, slavery is wrong but you can still do it in mississippi if that's what you want, right? didn't we kind of go through this kind of logic here at one time? you know? that's why you have the supreme court. that's why national policies. it is either right or it's wrong. if it's right then everybody ought to abide by that policy. if it's wrong you shouldn't be able to do it in one state but not in another state. >> that's a good point. this is not a drastic change. this is not some major change in leadership from the boy scouts. this was basically saying we don't want to ruffle too many feathers so we're going to back off of it a little bit. you guys can keep on practices hate if you want to. we're totally fine with that. >> bill: we can have our cake and eat it, too. >> exactly. we can look good by changing the policy but we'll let all of the other people continue to discriminate. doesn't fool me. you know all the way all or nothing here. 1-866-55-press. no half-ass boy scout change. 1-866-55-press. just get rid of the discrimination anti-gay policy. it's the wr
not this phone compromise. in flint, mississippi, doris, what do you say? caller: hey, bill. the last lady, i am not just disappointed. i am disgusted. i say et tu brute, judas. all of the people. i fought. many people fought hard for this. you are more familiar with congress but there had to be democrats that went along with this because they are in the majority. i am disgusted with whoever they are and i want to know who they are. we never know who they are. when he said -- i think reid said they didn't have enough votes. i don't know if that's true or not but i would rather they take a vote and let me see who the betrayers are. >> bill: i do know this not to defend harry reid because i think it's a total lack of leadership on this issue on his part. there were some old-time senators who didn't want to -- didn't want to change because they were -- they sort of feel like, well, when we get back in power, we will want to use the filibuster this way. but democrats never did. they didn't abuse it the way republicans have. i don't care what party is in charg
-- >> stephanie: yeah don't be hypnotized by the bp commercial -- >> i didn't decide if it -- is mississippi better since bp spilled their oil, no alabama is better, you both are wrong, texas is better since bp spilled its oil. >> and the seafood is delicious. >> this tuna tastes great and my car runs on it too. >> stephanie: none of them look like they missed a meal -- >> thanks bp for fouling our gulf commercial. >> stephanie: look there are green things in the commercial. [♪ mysterious music ♪] >> stephanie: it's all clean. i get a free bottle of androe gel if i go to mississippi. okay. go ahead you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> caller: the filibuster we're all disappointing in the harry reid -- what he was able to work out regarding the filibuster. we would all like to hear the senator actually voice their opinion on the issues but i think there is a lot bigger problem. i listen to a lot of progressive talk radio, and i think the biggest problem is that they don't like working for an african american president. >> that's not the biggest problem. >> bill: jo
of their home in 1963 in jackson, mississippi. she was the head of the naacp for many years. and she fought for 30 years to bring his murderers to justice. and she speaks here about incluesivity and about diversity and speaking to the whole of america, from the many, one notion of it again is enormously symbolic. the last thing i'll say about this is she invokes matthew, the chapter of matthew which says the least of these -- the 25th chapter of matthew. i know. that tells you that there is an expectation that this president is going to make sure there is a safety net in this country for vulnerable people. >> john: indeed. ♪ the truth is marching on ♪ mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the lord ♪ ♪ he is trampling out the vintage ♪ ♪ where the grapes of wrath are stored ♪ ♪ he hath loosed the fateful lightning ♪ ♪ of his terrible swift sword ♪ his truth is marching on ♪ ♪ glory, glory hallelujah ♪ glory, glory hallelujah ♪ glory, glory hallelujah ♪ his truth is marching on ♪ his truth is marching on ♪ in the beauty of the lilies ♪ christ wa
mississippi and places like florida and places like southern virginia. they are failing because they have their too small to succeed. >> also, i think, you know, when you look at this idea of what's going on wall street, the american people see these -- a company that is greedy over the top, and dangerous and this really just drives home the fact that they are a greedy greedy business when you have someone who helps you out this way after you ask for it. i mean what if the government was going to say fine. you didn't like the deal. give us the money back. aig has given us the most visceral aspect of this bail-out because as you recall. it started when essentially what is in effect a rogue department in london, aig financial products. wrote way too many essentially fire insurance products, the credit fault swap fire insurance you can buy on a house you don't own, you can double up, triple up. there were 70, trillion dollars the credit default on underlying loans which only if you could count it, only like $12 trillion worth of locations outstanding. in other word
this. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: mississippi governor calls for putting gay people to death on his facebook page. >> yeah, it doesn't make sense. >> stephanie: he quoted the wildly popular leviticus. >> oh. >> stephanie: which is quite selective. >> and so modern. >> stephanie: have you ever heard anyone respond to that, when they say they also tell you should kill people who eat shrimp? >> this is all out of my area of expertise. >> stephanie: he responded there was a bit of criticism. he said to be clear, i will not apologize for the inspired word of god. >> you know who uses facebook so profoundly? sarah palin. >> hitler? >> stephanie: jim that is not the answer to every question. >> i don't think he has a facebook account. >> stephanie: he does it's twitler. >> here is a picture of him shaking jesse's hand. psych! >> my favorite is the modern seinfeld. if there were still new episodes today. >> stephanie: you know you are my bff and everything, but i have to drop you for a bigger name, because road flair mary is on the phone. >> oh i can'
. mississippi rep steven palazzo is one of 67 republicans who voted against that $9.7 billion worth of aid on january 4th. but yesterday i sent out a letter to those members of the g.o.p. asking them to reverse their votes and pass a larger bill that's in the house today. palazzo has been widely criticized for his stance on this since his own state given katrina aid seven years ago. another big issue facing congress is the debt ceiling. treasury secretary timothy geithner released a letter this week saying the government could run out its borrowing authority in as little as four weeks. now, republicans are trying to use this chance to force the democrats into serious long-term spending cuts but obama insists this is about paying the bills congress has already racked up. more bill up next. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. >> announcer: broad broadcasting across the nation and on tv on current tv. >> bill: breaking news, clarence thomas has spoken. for the first time in seven yea
bowl game in 63 years. they beat mississippi state in the gator bowl. >> bill: a lot of good football yesterday. >> got of good football. >> and i guess we have to mention the redskins. >> siprion is so happy. >> bill: he is a happy camper. even when they were losing he was wearing his cap. >> that's true. >> this fan certainly hope the redskins make it all the way. >> bill: did anybody predict they would win the east? >> marion barry did. >> bill: he got it. yes, indeed i got to tell you when this gang went to bed last night, it looked like we had already gone over the cliff because the house republicans were saying we're not going to swallow this deal, we're going to stick to our guns. well, they caved in last night. and the president came into the white house briefing room and said this is it. we got it done. i'll sign this mother. >> obama: i will sign a law that raises taxes on the top 2% of americans. >> bill: he said it a little more gently than i did. he also thanked particularly the guy that put the bill together. >> obama: i want to thank all of the leaders o
think their policy. >> henry barber one of the committeemen from mississippi, a nephew of hallee bar sees himself doing an overview of where the party need to go. he talked to a variety of us and said on the way up, i was reading this 1989 white paper that the democrats did after their schlacking in 88, during the carter years, and i read it and i thought, you know, this is not the kind of thing that we need to do as a party. we just need to change, you know, this or that way or mentioning thing. we need to reach out and find better candidates. so i asked henry the other day to send this thing to me he had read. it was a fascinating document written by, you know, bill goulson who is now at brookings. and it was hardcore assessment intro spection by the democrat we can party, much manifest by the kind of things bill clinton brought in which totally reoriented american politics and has basically paved the way for the kind of dominance the democrats have had since then. but what you see written down there and here in washington as well, there is very little of
. really? okay. tonya in mississippi. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi tonya. hello, tonya. >> caller: hey. >> stephanie: okay. hello. >> caller: yeah, i'm a first time caller. i wanted to say i love your show. >> stephanie: thank you. >> caller: i wanted to talk about the gun debate. >> stephanie: 20 seconds. >> caller: all of the politicians and everything, i think they're not personally affected so it doesn't seem -- they don't see -- you know, they don't feel it. i'm a mother of three. >> stephanie: i'm sorry. hard break. i take your point. right back on "the stephanie miller show." (vo) as marijuana gains social and legal acceptance, a new pioneer is emerging from the backwoods. >> i'm basically like a farmer. instead of corn, you've got dope. (vo) but what is legal and what is criminal? >> this is, no matter what you do, a violation of federal law. (vo) follow real farmers staking their claim on a new frontier. >> lots of terrible things happen to people growing marijuana. >> this crop to me is my livelihood. >> i have everything invested in this. only on current tv.
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